Glacis Beisl – the hidden café in Vienna, Austria

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Vienna is fantastic, and there are a lot of nice places to see. Glacis Beisl is a hidden garden café in the Museumsquartier – and well worth a try for a drink or lunch. Wien er fantastisk, og har mange fine steder det er vel verdt å besøke. Glacis Beisl er en bortgjemt hagekafé midt i sentrum av byen, […]

4 gode nettsteder for reisetips til Wien

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Snart drar jeg på tur til Wien. Som netthoder og reisebloggere flest liker jeg å være forberedt. Etter min mening finner du ikke de beste inside-tipsene på Tripadvisor og på de offisielle nettsidene til byen. Her deler jeg noen av stedene jeg har funnet frem til. Enjoy! Soon I am going til Vienna. Like most […]

Restaurant Day in Oslo

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

We visited Sweet Rendez-vous kafé at the Majorstua library. Lilla (left) and her two friends from Hungary had set up a lovely pop-up restaurant for the book readers. Here they sold home-made marzipan, cookies, pistachio muffins and savory muffins. And coffee, of course. I love the idea of the international Restaurant Day, you can read […]

A romantic stay at Lysebu hotel in Oslo

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Lysebu is a magic place before Christmas. First weekend in December I stayed there as a part of my work writing for the Historic Hotels blog. (You can read the article in Norwegian here.) We booked the package “romantic stay”, and were not disappointed. 20 minutes drive from the centre of Oslo you find this gem […]

Kafé Strandhaven in Lillesand

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Summer town no 1 in Norway is Lillesand in Aust-Agder! And this year you have one more reason to go: Kafé Strandhaven!  It´s a cosy place with nice food and a great garden with view of the harbour – and far away – the horizon. Go there to have a nice cup of coffee with friends […]

Fredericks Coffee House in Edinburgh

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

For foodies like med it´s important to eat well – also on holiday. In April I was in Edinburgh, and after a lot of shopping we found the lovely Fredericks Coffe House in Frederick Street. This was a nice surprise! The café had superb food, nice coffe, and of course a lot of gorgeous cakes. Perfect! […]

The hip Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, New York

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

If you want to stay in one of the trendiest and coolest hotels in New York at the moment, try the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn! The photos speaks for themselves – who wouldn´t want to stay here? It has been featured in the press in countless articles, e.g. Conde Nast Traveller, Wallpaper, New York […]

A visit to Østenfor near Moss, Norway

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Eco-friendly, ethical and colourful redesign – all in one shop? Yes, it´s possible. Go visit Østenfor – a shop situated close to the town of Moss in Norway. You can read on their Facebook page: “Østenfor is a shop which sells products which communicate hope.” That sentence covers my impression of the shop, too! They […]

Piet Hein Eek in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

After reading the dutch blog Yvestown Blog I became fascinated by Eindhoven and Piet Hein Eek, and decided to visit the place next time I´m in the country. This quote from the blog had me convinced: “Don’t just travel to Amsterdam as Amsterdam doesn’t really reflect The Netherlands, it’s just another European capital. Travel south […]

A visit to Møystad Farm in Hedmark, Norway

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Need help to get in the Christmas mood? Why not visit Møystad farm near Hamar in Hedmark? In the café you are served delicious traditional Norwegian Christmas meals. And if you still have some Christmas gifts to buy, there is a little shop on the farm. Traditional flatbread and different mustards is served with the […]